Before you begin rooting your Samsung Galaxy Xcover, make sure you back up all your data. Please also make sure that your device has at least 75% battery. If your device dies during this process, it could cause a lot of damage. Disclaimer: Rooting your device will void the warranty. If by using this guide your phone is somehow damaged or bricked, I will not be held responsible or liable in any way. This guide is only to be used for the Samsung Galaxy Xcover. This is something you are doing at your own risk and of your own free will. This guide is to be used on Windows based PC’s only. Information: This device features a 800 MHz Marvell MG2 processor running android 2.3 gingerbread. It comes with only a few mb’s of space, however that can be expanded with up to a 32 gb Micro SD card. It has a low quality camera at 3.15 MPs, and a VGA front facing camera. It has up to 13 hours and 20 min of talk time on a 2G network, and up to 11 hours on a 3G network. It features a 4.78 inch display form factor with up to a HSDPA network speed. This is faster than 3G and many consider it to be 3G+. While this device is far from top of the line, it sells for a small amount compared to many other smartphones, however it won’t come with the latest features of many of the other more powerful flagship devices from samsung or other various manufacturers. If you want the most out of this device, read on about how to root it! 1. Download universal_gb_root_v26b.zip onto your desktop. 2. Connect your device to your PC using the USB cable that came with it. 3. Copy the file you just downloaded onto the root the SD card on your device. (Not in any folders) 4. Unplug your device and turn it off. 5. Turn your device on, but boot it into recovery mode. To do this, press the volume up, the power and the home buttons at the same time. 6. Select Apply Update. Do that by navigating with the volume buttons, and pressing the home button to select. 7. Locate and select universal_gb_root_v26b.zip to flash the file. 8. When a message pops up saying Install From SD Card Complete, select Reboot System Now 9. Wait. Once it reboots, it should be successfully rebooted. If you want to continue adding new, exciting things to your device, go ahead and check out and install some root applications. If you want to do even more than that, read about a custom rom and see if you can install one of those onto your Samsung Galaxy Xcover! To read more articles and guides, head on over to our home page! Or feel free to leave a comment or a like on our Facebook page!